[ILUG] Server Issues
weeboy at conorwynne.com
Fri Jul 9 17:03:43 IST 2004
>> What does dmesg say when it plonks over? Kernal panic?
> Again ... nothing
> All logs show normal running...the first event is
> syslogd restart.
> and then boot msgs/etc
> Wouldn't mind if I got tonnes of error messages, it's infuriating however
> to receieve no errors.
>> If you are remotely adminning it, then use netdump to log to another
> Thanks, I'll look into that tonight.
> Unsure how netdump works, but when box dies/halts, it seems pretty bad ...
> so won't be able to log to the other box ?
Yes sometimes this is the case, especially if its a network related issue.
Othertimes when no panic is logged (disk subsystem issue) netdump is usefull.
But if neither are being logged, then you can use serial console redirection.
Here is an example config:
p.s.: I dont believe there is an onboard NIC on that box. Is there?
So if not you added one, what is is ?????
Its not a broadcom by any chance? tg3 driver?
If so, then I know the solution :)
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